(formerly known as Philobota vilis)
OECOPHORINAE, OECOPHORIDAE, GELECHIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Jeeralang Junction, Victoria)
The forewings of the adult moth of this species have pale brown forewings, each with dark brown speckles and spots. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Oecophorine Genera of Australia III: The Barea Group and Unplaced Genera (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 8,
CSIRO Publishing, 2000, pp. 17, 210, 215-219, 223.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera Oecophoridae XII,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 69 (1944), p. 264, No. 1767.
(written 1 February 2017, updated 13 January 2019, 31 October 2020)